Huddersfield Chronicle (29/Jun/1850) - page 3

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7 --- ro ET RY. ALI - (Fron [From] the Biagazine.) [Magazine] ferth [Firth] from the south to the north, forth the west-stretch forth stretch forth ee and lengthen thy corda, [cords, cords] cg wut [wit] fur the world's true lords eae [ear] over every place, 'eat i a world for the Saxon Race OF OF BD Gn OH AP sr ae oS nag caved the gluriows [glorious] seed, gna [na] so 'i 4 cn ald [al] laws, avd [and] her pare old crece, [cree] void heart. and her plain old tenga, [engage] enemies. ever YOURE, [YOUR] peauints [paints] sce [se] 1 hand, aud [and] her frank fair face, in the rule of the Saxon Race See se ee OH om - o ding day by day, oe pes [peas] are fading away, wit suuth, [South] and the servile East, ing throne vf the treacherous priest, aud [and] is 31 ev case ne idyseattered [disordered] reelm [reel] of the Saxon Race yun sun] everywhere brethren all ret [re] nang [nan] on your I call,- [call] a. Gael, und [and] Celt, ih emixed [mixed] mass ve est of yeur [year] Lest E trace brass of the Saxon Race everywhere faithful and free, ve jand, [and] und [and] kings of the sea,- [sea] is lionest [lines] and true, of my word is to Fou,- [Four,- Four] se quotlier [cutler] as brothers embrace world may Le blest [best] in the Saxon Race -Martin F. Tupper. as ------- REVIEWS. Works for Review to be enclosed to the care of Mr. C. Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London. is Hexp-Buok. [Exp-Book] D'Almaine [D'Almoner] and Co., 20, Soho- [London] London. ie work cannot fail to meet with a very extensive icing exceedingly cheap and well adapted for leading 'he young pupil step by step in the most simple yet eek manner, 'uzy [us] Eurix [Eric] Betis [Bites] Rinc [Ring] Sort asp SweEet. [Sweet. Sweet] D'Al- [And] nd Cu. ballad not only claims a considerable degree lity [city] in style, but is exceedingly fascinating and Tar MINSTREL OF CassEL. -D'Almaine [Case. -D'Almoner] and Ce, is aly [al] be stried [tried] a pretty ballad, but it very much ius [is] us of what we have often heard before. So 8 WHEN SWIFTLY Sichs. -D'Almaine [Such. -D'Almoner] and Co. delicious composition, from the pen of Mr. Bad- [Bad] 5 Gilculated [Calculated] tu please either in the drawing-room vue [view] concerts. Jests Wepr. -D'Almaine [Wear. -D'Almoner] and Co.. uly [July] of this is simple (as no doubt it was intended well suited to the words, but we do not much ' curd under the pause in the 12th bar, as being atune tune] of its propcr [proper] compounds (C natural) it sounds utuerwise [otherwise] we should prefer F natural in the bass. Gra. [Ga] Wattzes. [Watts. - D'Almaine [D'Almoner] and Co. These spirited and pleasing, Jar Usrane. -D' [Urine. -D] Almaine [Almoner] and Co. nye, [ne] and energetic, and exceedingly well adapted ose one] Who ure [re] unable to play very difficult pieces. Tu Nearourray [Nearer] Pouka. -D'Almaine [Polka. -D'Almoner] and Co. ' Speen is worthy of a better reception than we Pit i I ect [act] with, as the key of D flat (in which it is i tou [to] difficult for ordinary players. Had the key tne te] higher or lower probably the demand for d have heen [hen] greater, DE READINGS. the mind, ' Vhilosopher [Philosophical] discovered How-how-how Mn tn debt, y woo bard t be happy. Many run about after ascent man hunting for his hat while it is 'or ou his head, FIRES 2 flow of a method to avoid being we hear everybody asging. [asking] The eae [ear] characters are often the test kiddy anbarrass [embarrass] and over-awe the con- [coma] ma the being who calls himself happy appears -W20 [W] suffers, ease. x the Gi i i i ten, of integrity, liberty, and of ease, ss ister sister] of temperance, of cheerfulness, idly is a cruel and crafts demon, . her followers in dependence and ine [in] your pleasure in earthly wt mind, first, a grateful sense of their of their ing nature ; Lo it go Bess of the evil that is in the world, 4 5 a aus [as] tre [te] o yoursclf [yourself] to any enjoyment, oe refreshment. to strengthen you fur XY our life, your health, the fresh air, your ' them common amusements, your smmon Simon] alot [lot] all as God's gifts. If you are His tea to you; and dclights [lights] in your enjoy- [enjoy] oni on] buman [human] father loves to se ttre [tyre] plea- [pleadings] of children.- [children] Dr. Arnold. X Stone . teh [the] tee At this season of ike [like] year, when 'ited [tied] with thunder storms, it-is perhaps 78 parties from sheltering under trees of on eeacrally [actually] attract the electric fluid. Soft 4 and, indeed, the beech tree is t th hk Uetor [Utter] of lightning. So notorious is la A whenever the sky wears the wher [her] a der [de] storm, jeave [leave] their pursuits and or it ae er est beech tree. In Tennessee, the Mita [MIT] sop te protection. Dr. Beeton, ina [in] ae ieee states that the beech is never known inttored [interred] electricity, while other trees into splinters. May not a knowledge sure prcteg [Procter] ction [action] te many when exposed ' Colne, SH Fo ne Rooxs.-The [Rooms.-The] fraternity of rooks inhabit- [inhabited] tise, [ties, ah ers [es] of Canterbury have just had their la das' [as] hich [which] has issued in what our Scottish A. number of them have se- the wokery [worker] in 2 wongenral [general] site, formerly Cand [And] anes [ans] ite [it] Monks in that city. The evident Levy one of rooks is an endless theme the og) UWever, [However] furnishes a novel illustration, Dot only ouly [only] that the rooks have penal laws and lacnt, [cant] 2 7 wat [at] that their judges go on circuit, as adv, One morning a solitary rook 8 tac. [ta] touants [taunts] of ae towards the place, and three of the Meat steve [stove] the said rookery sallied forth to meet 4 The corapany [company] having eatered [entered] the wie [we] rookery, amidst a good deal of Clear noises, the victim was pounced ' borne toa [to] tree, while its neck was ate and while one of the assistanen [assistance] ca tmself [himself] above, the others rendered the fea [fe] by suspending themselves a dead Cop wet Of the unfortunate culprit. The work 7 US life Ne carcase G serve as in a few minutes became to- [still] still remains danglixe [dangle] im [in] the of 4 warning for others This sum- [surrounding] administration is by no means an f the Ming these sagacious birds, several vokery, [very] ily [il] t 2 aving [having] been known to occur in this of things for nearly an 10 his perilous situation, without rel ig st 'The busy little bees; 1a a new hive, Had he mde [me] the least 1 the THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRONICLE, SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 1850. Lelware [Delaware] io vory [very] plonsartt [pleasant] cement a lant [lane] to look i Tho of ah cok [Co] at, but it ie a ns may be traced Tata, [Tat] TREES, i REES.-Thore are trees s0 tall in Missouri that it a boy to lock at the top of them. On looke [look] till he gets tired, and iowa [ia] Bs ee ny another commences where he Among other equally absurd statements in Rollin' work on England ist [its] the following the bes [be] send written sermons to ministe [minister] them without alteration my with orders to read ONE OF THE DoNE-UP [Done-UP] FaMiLy.-& [Family] gentleman mad the following return to the come - For the last three years my income has been somewhat under 150 in future it will be more precarious, as the man is dead of whom I borrowed the money, I consider myself a member of that church which has been adorned by the piety of Fenelon [Feeling] the Catholic, and Heber the Episcopalien [Episcopal] by the philanthropy of Mrs. and the enthusiastic devotion of Wesley of that undivided church consisting of all who love the Lord Jesas [Jesus] Christ.- [Christ] ter. [te] Samuel Backe [Back] (Birmingham), To Preserve Cur FLowers.-About [Flowers.-About] as much nitrate of soda as can be easily taken between the forefinger and put into the glass every time the water is changed, will preserve cut flowers in all their beauty for above a fort- [fort wary] wary bene [been] one to wear, night. Nitrate ef potash (that is common saltpetre), in powder, has nearly same effect, but is not quite so effi- [if- efficacious] cacious. [spacious] BaD [Bad] CooKING [Cooking] THE CaUsE [Case] oF Domestic Discorp.- [Discord.- Discord] Young ladies of the leisure classes are educated to become uncommonly acute critics of all that pertains to personal blandishments. They an misingly [mainly] tight hand over their milliners and ladies' maids. They can tell to a thread when a flounce is too narrow or a tuck too deep. They are taught to a shade what colours suit their respective complexions, and to a hair how their coiffure ought to be zed. Woe to the sempstress or hand- [handmaiden] maiden who sins in these matters But her good cook -when a damsel is promoted to wedlock, and owns on unreproached [approached] for the most heinous offences. Badly seusoned [seasoned] and ill-assimi [ill-assume] soup; fish, without any fault of the fish soft and flabby; meat rapidly roasted before fierce fires-burnt outside and raw within ; poultry rendered by the same process tempting to the eye, till dissection reveals red and uncooked joints These crimes, from their frequency and the ignorance of the lady of the house, remain unpunished whereupon hus- [his- husbands] bands, tired of their Barmecide [Barmaid] feasts-which disappoint the taste more because they have often a promising look to the eye -- preter [Peter] better fare at their clubs and escape the Scylla of digestion to be wrecked on the Charybdis of domestic discord. All this is owing to the wife's culinary ignorance, and to your good plain cooks. -Dickens', 'ousehold [household] Words. y P eens [seen] NaTURE's [Nature's] ARISTOCRACY.-It is from within now that we must look for change, for when education, based upon cor- [correct] rect [rest] knowledge of our constitution, shall have raised the man, there wid [id] be found no impediment to the advance of the whole race to all that. isnecessary [is necessary] for the enjoyment of the highest pleasures of which his nature i susceptible. In proportion as the higher feelings of our nature gain strength predominate, and the law of universal brotherhood is written on the heart, and not merely upon the tongue-in proportion, in fact, as reak [real] Christianity prevails,-the petty dissinetions [dissensions] of a. savage age, which form the present scale of society, will disappear, and we shall no longer seek to bs distinguished by mere wealth and external advantages, gained at the expense of the excessive labour of others, but for the supremacy in us of all that distinguishes us from the brutes; for all that saves toil, instead of increasing it, and that affords time to every man fur the development of high moral and intellectual power. Distimetion [Distinction] will be based wpon [upon] worth alone, and we shall bow to an aristocracy of nature, of which the present is but the symbol. If God gives us superior abilities, we shall not glorify ourselves, but im, [in] and hold them in trust for the good of mankind and wherever superior worth and talent is recognised, there will be acknowledged the future noble-his badges not stars and gartars, [Tartars] but the unmistakeable expression of nobility which habitual obedience to that which is true and and beautifv [beautiful] bestows.-Lducatwa [bestows.-Educated] of the Foetings [Fittings] by Chas. Bray. Tue Ace oF CHtvaLry.-Look [Cavalry.-Look] at the mottos on the seals of our older nobility, which date from the era of the Crusades, or the ages sueceeding [proceeding] it, when their heroic spirit was not yet extinct, and there will be seen the clearest demonstration of what was the spirit of these memorable contests. They are all founded on the sacrifice of self to duty, of interest to devotion, of life to love. The Bloody Heart of the Dougias [Douglas] still attests the time when the heart of Robert Bruce was thrown forward by his heroic follower, the good Lord James, in battle with the Saracens in Spain. There is little to be seen there about industry amassing wealth, or prudence averting ealamity; [calamity] but much about honor [honour] despising danger, and life sacrificed to duty. Ina utilitarian or eommercial [commercial] age, such principles may appear extravagant or romantic; but it is from such extravagant romance that all the greatness of modern Europe has taken its rise. We eannet [earned] emancipate ourselves from their in- [influence] fluence [influence a fountain of generous thoughts in every elevated have come down to ss from the Hoky [Holy] Wars. They live in our romances, in our tragedies, in eur [er] poetry, in our lan- [an- language] guage, [gauge] in our hearts. Of what use. are such feelings say the partisans of utility. Of what use, answers Madame de Stael, is the Apollo Belvidere, or the poetry 'Handel Of what use is the rose-or the eglantine; the colours of autumn, or tlie [tie] setting san And' yet what object ever moved the heart as they have. done, and' cver [ever] will do Of what use is all that is suflime [sublime] and beautiful in natuie, [nature] if not to the soul itself The interest taken in such objects attests the dignity of that being which is immortal and invisible, aud [and] which is ever more strongly moved by whatever speaxgs [xxxii] to its immortal and invisible nature, than by all the cares of present existence.-Alisun's [existence.-Alison's] Essays. A Srrixrye [Syracuse] REtIc.-Mr. [Relic.-Mr] E. B. Thompson, of this city, and now a compositor in the office of this paper, has in his possession a very interesting historical relic-a small em- [embroidered] sroidered [embroidered] cambric pocket handkerchief, which was used by Charles 1. upon the scaffold gnd'is [and'is] staine [stain with his Llood. [Blood] It came originally froin [from] Jno. Fenwicke, [Newark] who was major of cavalry in Cromwell's army, and in that capacity was re- [require] qui [quin] to be present at the execution of the unhappy monarch. The relic passed from his family te that of Jacob Lyell, whose wiz emigrated to New Jersey near the close of the 17th century, and was connected with the Fenwicke [Newark] family. She gave it to her daughters, who kept it with the greatest care, and at their death it passat [past] into another branch of the family, and has finally come iato [into] the posses- [possession] sion [ion] of Mr Thompsvn. [Thompson] Its authenticity seems to be clearly traced and proved beyond doubt. The handkerchief is of smail [mail] size, and the figure of the Scottish thistle is embroi- [embryo- embroidered] dered [deed] around the edyes. [eyes] Upon one corner is a very small figure of a crown. It is thickly stained with dark spots, some of which are as large as a dollar-the others smaller. The linen is considerably discoloured by time. It seems to have been ironed, but not washed.-Vew [washed.-View] York Courier and Enquirer. Lixcotn [Liston] CaTHEDRAL.-As [Cathedral.-As] we approach Lincoln from the west, the three towers are grouped together, the vast central one appearing to stand between those of the western facade in a pyramidal form; whilst the glorious front, with its octagonal turrets, standing like sentries to guard the approach, presents an elevation unrivalled ia England. The north and south views are scarcely less striking. The country round Lincoln is remarkably flat, unbroken but by a chain of ills, at the very end of which, and jutting out like a promontory, this noble minster is built. It there Fears its triple towers in solemn grandeur high above the neighbouring churches, which it seems to shelter under. its fostering wings. Ve once saw it under a peculiarly beau- [beautiful] tiful [pitiful] atmospheric effect. A thick mist was arising from the river Witham, obscuring the lower part of the city, and as it curled.along the base of the cathedral, this wonderful and stupendous temple of the great God appeared as the fabled tomb of Mahomet, suspended between earth and heaven. It was a sight not easily to be forgotten, resem- [resume- resembling] bling, as it did, the marvellous creations of a poct's [post's] dream, rather than a fabric reared by human hands. We cannot pretend to describe tie eastern end; neither language. nor picture can do it justice. It isa [is] marvel where a4 is mar- [marvellous] vellous, [Wells] Its style-the transition between first and second pointed-apyears [pointed-years] the very perfection of Christian architec- [architect- architecture] Each is so exquisitely proportioned that one knows not which the most to ire-the great east win- [window] dow, [down] or the richiy [rich] panelled buttresses, the crocketed [cricketer] pin- [pinnacles] nacles, [Naples] or foliated [floated] gable, with its leafy cross, growing from its summit. The whole.effect is rich in the extremz, [extreme] but mo part so rich as to detract from the other. The most exuberant fancy is here tempered by the sobriety ef judg- [judge- judgment] ment [men] and the vivid imagination of the artist, mellowed by the sanctity of the priest. We cannot speak in these terms of every part of thé [the] building, some of the carvings therein 'bordering gn the low grotesque, to.say the best of them. The east end, however, is faultless 3 nor do we wonder, that 'when two strangers gazed on it for the first time, they prostrated themselves on, the turf, and in tears found an -expression of thciz [this] reverential admiration.-A ncient [ancient] English ouscauences sequences] might have been fatal. Ecclesiustical [Ecclesiastical] Architecture and its Principles applicd [applied] to the Church ut the Present Day. bosom is perpetually gushing forth, from the ideas which. of Milton; the paintings of Raphael, or the- [the strains] strains of Wentworts [Wentworth] Hovsk.-A [Hives.-A] magnificent marble pavement has been completed at Wentworth House. The whole of the noble saloon, which measures nearly sixty feet square, is now entirely paved with Italian and other foreign marbles, arranged in compartments, and beautifully inlaid in various colours and patterns of foliage, scrolls, &c., &c., forming a most harmonious combination with the other ornamental and classical works whieh [which] adorn the same room. 'The work porn executed by Mr. Skelton, of the York Marble orks, [Oaks] Hex Masesty's [Majesty's] Stare Batt.-The Queen gave a state ball (the first this season) on Wednesday evening, at Buck- [Buckingham] ingham [Ingham] Palace. The reception was unusually brilliant, the invitations numbering nearly 2,000, and comprising the Royal Family, the foreign princes in this country, the whole of the diplomatic corps, the cabinet ministers and principal members of the administration, with their wives and daughters, the officers of state; and the ladies and gentlemen of the househeld [household] of the Queen, the princes, and the different members of the Royal Family, all foreigners of distinction at present in town, several hundred members of the House of Lords and House of Commons, and many officers of the naval and military service. The ladies appeared in dresses of great beauty and richness, exhibiting every variety of colour and design in the fabrics, which were of the most elegant and costly materials. Jewelled ornaments of the greatest brilliancy and value adurned [adjourned] most of the costumes. The gentlemen were all im [in] court dress, officers of the army, navy, and ord- [ordnance] nance wearing their respective uniforms, and members of the administration the full dress official costume members of orders of knighthood all appeared in their different en- [ensigns] signs. Among the earlier arrivals were the Marquis of Anglesey, Baron de Brunow, [Brown] Lord Stanley, Viscount Har- [Harding] dinge, [ding] the Duke of Beaufort, Lord Gough, Sir Robert Peel, the Earl of Aberdeen, and Sir James Graham. Her Majesty opened the ball with his Royal Highness the Prince ot Prussia, the vis-a-vis [is-a-is] being his Royal Highness Prince Albert and the Duchess of Sutherland. The Queen wore a blue silk dress trimmed with silver blonde, and with wild roses (pink and white), and ornamented with dia- [aid- diamonds] monds. [minds] Her Majesty's head-dress was formed of a wreath of pink and white wild roses, richly ornamented with diamonds, to correspond with the dress. OF THE INFANT Prince.-The baptism of his royal highness the infamt [infant] prince, third son of her majesty and his Royal Highness Prince Albert, took place on Sa- [Saturday] turday, [Saturday] in the chapel within Buekincham [Chamberlain] Palace. The Prince of Prussia arrived in London on Friday, for the pur- [our- purpose] pose of officiating as one of the sponsors of the infant prince. At six o'clock the officers of state and invited guests, con- [consisting] sisting [sitting] of her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent, her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge, his Royal Highness Prince George, her Royal Highness the Princess Mary, his Royal Highness the Prince of Prussia, his Serene Highness Prince Edward of Saxe [Sale] Weimer, [Warmer] his Serene High- [Highness] ness the Prince of Leiningen, [Leaning] his Grace the Duke of Wel- [Well- Wellington] lington, [London] the Belgian, Portuguese, and Prussian ministers,. the Marquis of Lansdowne, the Eart.of [Art.of] Minto, Lord John Russell, Sir George Grey, Viscount Palmerston, Earl Grey, Sir C. Wood, Sir F. Baring, Sir J. Hobhouse, the Earl of Carlisle, the Right Hon. Fox Maule, Sir W. Somerville, and others invited to the solemnity, assembled in the Old Dining Room at the palace. The Archbishop of Canter- [Canterbury] bary, [Barry] the Bishop of London, the Bishop of Chester, (clerk of the closet), the Bishop of Oxford (Lord High Almoner), with the Rev. Henry Howarth (rector of the parish of St. George, Hanover-square), the Hon. and Rev. Gerald Wel- [Well- Wellesley] lesley [Wesley] (resident chaplaim [chaplain] to her majesty), the Rev. Lord Wriothesley [ruthlessly] Russell (deputy clerk of the closet), and the Rev. Henry George Liddell (chaplain to his Royal Highness Prince Albert), assembled in the room adjoining the Old Dining Room, and took their places at the communion table. The chapel was duly prepared for the ceremonial, and the font used was that of gold, three feet high, made for the christening of the Prince of Wales. The altarpiece was a fine tapestry of the baptism of the Saviour, by Res- [Restore] tout. Shortly before seven o'clouck, [o'clock] the Queen and Prince Albert entered the chapel, the march in Handel's Occa- [Occur- Occasional] sional [national] Oratorio being performed at the time and as soon as all the company had entered, a chorale composed by the prince was sung. The important rite was then performed by the Archbishop of Canterbury who christened the child Arthur William Patrick Albert, the Duke of Wellington, the Duchess of Kent (proxy for the Duchess Ida of Saxe [Sale] Weimar), and the Prince of ia officiating as sponsors. The whole party retired at the conclusion of the rcligious [religious] service. At eight o'clock, her majesty was conducted, by the lord-steward and the lord-chamberlain, to a state ban- [banquet] quet [quiet] in honour of the occasion and in the evening, her majesty received a party. DrEatTH [Death] OF JOHN Rosy, Esq.-Among the numerous persons who perished in the lamentable wreck of the Orion steamer from Liverpool to Glasgow, off Portpatrick, last Tuesday morning, was John Roby, Esq., formerly a partner in the banking-house of Messrs. Fenton and Roby, of Roch- [Rochdale] dale. Mr. Roby, who had for some years retired from business, was en his way, with his wife and daughter, to Edinburgh, where he intended to reside some time, Mrs. and Miss Reby [Rey] were anrong [Rangoon] the saved, but he was drowned. His body was found on the same day, and on Thursday by his mourning widow and daughter to Roch- [Rochdale] dale for interment. Mr. Roby was a highly accomplished man, and the author of works which attained no small celebrity, amongst which we may name Traditions of Lancashire, Tour en the Continent, Lorenzo, a m, and another poem entitled 'Sir Bertram, a Tale of Redemption. He-also wrote several publications for the Religious Tract Seciety;. [Society] and he was publishing a tele [tee] Hogg's. Instructor, called the 'Three Sisters, or Past, Present, aad [and] Future. He-was about fifty-eight years of age. Mr. Roby was very nearly related to the late vene- [even- venerated] rated Rev. Win. Roby, of Manchester, and he was brother- [brother] in-law to the late Rev, John Ely, of Leeds. He was him- [himself] man of religious character, and,of high character in the commercial Mercury. THE POLICE FORCE IN DIFFERENT Towns.-The Stock- [Stockport] port Mercury says At the meeting of the Manchester town council last week, a motion was brought forward by Mr. Bowker for the reduction of the police force, and a table was read showing the numbers of the police and the population of several towns, which certainly exhibits our own borough in a very favourable and prominent point of view, as it clearly shows that in this borough there are 1,395 more inhabitants to each policeman than in any other town or borough in the long list of places enumerated by Mr. Bowker, The calculation, which is rather under than over the mark, shows that in Stockport we have one po- [policeman] liceman [policeman] to every 4,195 inhabitants whiist [whilst] Macclesfield, which is next im [in] the scale, has one policeman to every 2,800 inhabitants. The list also shows that Stockport has 1,692-1a0ve. [1,W-ave] habitants. to..eagh, [to..each] policeman than Bolton, 1,695 move than Oldham, 1,995 more than Warrington, 2,144 more than Preston, 2,545 more than Salford, 2,623 more than Halifax, 2,659 more than Huddersfield, and no less than 3,116 more than Bradford. How does this happen The places enumerated have in many respects similar pursuits, tastes, and habits, and yet there is a very great difference in the amount of protection required for each. There must be surely something in it which requires explanation, and hence such [] that, instituted in the Manchester town council, if it serves no other object, may at least be the means of bringing much curious and useful information. FASHIONABLE RECREATION FOR ROYALTY In Spain.- [Spain] The Times correspondent, writing from Madrid, on the 20th instayt, [instant] remarks that an occurrence of serious moment took place at-a bull-fight here two days since. The Duke and Duchess of Montpensier [Mountains] were present, and according to the custom which prevails when any member of the royal tamily [family] assists at the spectacle, the chief'of the torea- [tore- toreadors] dors [does] requested their permission to commence the fight on his benced knee. [fenced knee] At this proceeding the entire assembly hooted and hissed. When the second bull was about to be led forth, the same ceremony was repeated with the same result, although the famous Montes, [Months] the conqueror in all his battles, was one of the toreadors. On the third bull- [bullfight] fight being about to commence, the toreador merely saluted the duke and duchess, without bending his knee. A shout of applause was immediately raised by the entire mob. Thus the Duke of Mentpensier, [Maintenance] whose only fault is his being foreigner, was e times insulted, The royal party, visibly affected, quitted their box after the death of the third bull. The mes correspondent does not tell us whether these poor animals, mangled in the presence. of sopalty, [personalty] were emily [Emily] or not, but he does not ail in announcing that the royal party quit i 3 after the death of the tiiird. [tired] bull Party quitted their box ATTORNEYS IN GowNns.-Soon [Gowns.-Soon] after the opening of the 'County Court, on Tuesday morning, Mr. Har' le, came in, arrayed in a gown, and took his. seat among the. attorneys. His appearance evidently excited some curiosity, and when the Judge asked him if he were guing [going] to. preach, a titter went round the court. Mr. Harle replied that he had assumed a. gown, not. from choice, but in com- [commence] liance [Lance] with the order lately made by.Mr. Sergeant Dow- [Endowed] Eng. He had understood that 'in Mr. Sergeant Dowling's Court he would not be heard unless he ap in a gown. Fhe [He] Judge Well, Mr. Harle, I shall be happy to hear you at any tame, whether in a gown cr out of a gown.-It added that of five or six other attorneys who at- [attended] tended the court, during the day, not ove [over] wore a gown, [gown] Bradford Ovegrver.. [Engraver] before the public of Leeds, - THE GREATEST DISCOVERY OF THE AGE. We find. in an American newspaper an article under the above title, on an alleged discovery of a new mode of decomposing water, and of obtaining from it the means 'of ifhimination [nomination] and of heating, at a cost so trifling as must pat a stop to the use of coal There is fre- [re- frequently] quently [frequently] so much grave waggery in American news- [newspapers] papers, that we are never quite sure whether we are reading a serious narrative or a clever joke; but the following article certainly does not look like a jew As to the amount of truth contained in it, we must leave our readers to judge for themselves, merely re- [remarking] marking that, if it is true, the discovery is indeed the greatest of the age. (From the Boston Daily Transcript of the 8th inst.) If all that has recently been said of the discovery, by Mr. Henry M. Paine, of the decomposition of water, and the production of an inflammable gas, that is safe and easily managed, and can be applied to domestic uses, be true, then this must attain, par eminence the rank we have assigned it at the head of this article. A couple of gentlemen of this city, a few days since, addressed a letter to Mr. Paine, making inquiries on the subject of this gas. In reply, ke with mmch [much] courtesy, invited them to come to Worcester, where he would be happy to show its operation, and give them any information they might desire. On Thursday evening these gentle- [gentlemen] men visited Worcester and their report is that they were well repaid for their jomrmey. [Jeremy] They learnt from Mr. Paine that he had disposed of the right to use his invention in the United States to parties of gentlemen in Boston and New York. He was very courteous, and gave the gentlemen all the information he could, with- [without] out infringing on the rights of the new proprietors. A fortnight since he would have been pleased to have shown the entire instrument, but, as the matter now stands, he did not feel at liberty to show it. We un- [understand] derstand [understand] that steps have been taken to secure patents in Europe and when secured, the right of use will be offered for sale at a cost within the means of all Mr. Paine does not claim the discovery of decom- [com- decomposing] posing water, which was known 65 years ago; but he does claim the discovery of a new principle of elec- [elect- electricity] tricity, [Trinity] by which the decomposition of water is very rapidly produced, at a merely nominal cost. An hour was spent in hearing him discourse upon the subject, and, if all he claims for the discovery is verified, it cannot fail to revolutionize many departments of modern commerce. 'Fo see the purest flame, so clear that the faintest tints of blue and green can be readily distinguished, and of such a quality that the eye is not pained in gazing on it, certainly speaks well for the superiority of the light. It burns with an even and steady consumption, about one cubic foot in three to four hours, sufficient to light a common-sized room. Tnere [There] is no smell or smoke to the gas. The flame is opaque, snd [and] the power of the jet tremendous. During the last winter Mr. Paine erected a lighthouse upon a hill in front of his house, from which he directed the rays, by a reflector, to a village opposite Worcester, and one mile and a sixth distant im [in] an air line. The light was so powerful that persons in the village could read by it. Another illustration of the character of this light is in the fact, that an excellent daguerreotype has been taken by it. Mr. Paine exhibited the stove which warmed his room. Jt was about 14 inches in diameter, composed of two circular pieces of sheet iron, between which a flame issues, and the cold air rushing in, it gives forth delightful heat. The stove may be used for cooking, and in faet [fate] for all purposes where heat and light are required. The entire labour required to make a day's supply of gas for a common dwelling house does not occupy two minutes in turning a crank, and the machine takes up about as much room as a common mantel clock. Writing upon this subject, Efihu [Effigy] Burritt, [Barrett] the learned blacksmith, says There is not only a saving of ex- [expense] pense, [sense] but of work, and the inconvenicnee [inconvenience] and care of wood, coal, and ashes, and the danger from fire almost completely annihilated. This is not supposition we saw the lights, followed the pipes to the cellar, and saw the apparatus employed for the decomposition of the water, and must gay we can hardly find words to ex- [express] press our astonishment at. the simplicity of the machine, when at the same-time we think of the greatness and grandeur of the discovery. This must rank, if not above, certainly equal, with the greatest discoveries and inventions of the age. Wood, and coal, and oil, and apparatus. Mr. Burritt [Barrett] farther says Two jets such as were burning in his house, woukl [would] be sufficient to light a moderate-sized hall every night, at an expense of the interest on the eost [east] of the machine (about six dollars per annum), with only the little trouble of occasionally filling the water cistern. It is understood that Mr. Paine has disposcd [disposed] of his proprietary right to. his discovery for a sum which may at first seem incredible; but a moment's consideration will show that the purchasers will have got a good bar- [bargain] gain if all that is said ef the capabilities and cheapness of the light can be established. 'Fhe [He] terms of purchase are reported five millions of dollars, haif [Haigh] a million down.. Mr. Paine is expecting a visit from the committee on gas of our city government at Worcester to-day, to look into this matter. eo THE MINISTERS AND THE POST-OFFICE. (From the Manchester Evcaminer.) [Examiner] There is something so bold and impudent in the late parliamentary dodge which threatens to deprive the public of the convenience of the post-office for two montiis [montis] out-of every trelve-something [twelve-something] so startling in Lord Joun [John] and his colleagues at once giving way to it, nat [at] it is difficult to describe the feeling which it has excited in the country. In the midst of anger, one cannot but feel a disposition to laugh It seems like a travestie [travestied] of the late Parisian revolution, and the Minister's let it be done comes upon us with the same surprise as did the ever memorable it's too late of the Paris- [Parisian] ian [in] demagogues which, with the hey presvo- [Presto- ef a. magi- [Maggie] eian, [ina] puffed away Kings and thrones, and the people of France awoke next morning and found themselves re- [republicans] publicans In the same bewilderment we now ask ourselves, are we really in process of being turned into Puritans We are like saubbed [snubbed] school-boys sitting on our forms and biting our lips in silent anger the harsh command of the awful pedagogue has gone forth, and appeal or remonstrance are alike vain. This might be all right and proper for us in our jacket-and-trouser days-but are grown-up men, who flatter themselves they have arrived at years of discre- [discreet- discretion] tion, [ion] who pay their taxes, and carry on the daily busi- [bus- business] ness of life to all appearances as if they really knew what they were doing, to be treated in this way A measure is proposed which appears to numbers, even to ministers themselves, vexatious, uncalled for, and. by a trick, and we are told to submit to it quietly. Lord and his band are virtuous they call Gop [Op] to witness that they act for the public good to the best of their knowledge, and therefore we are to take -all theix- [their- theixlegislative] legislative schemes without discussion; we are meant The immense inconveniences of the present plan have we believe, never onee [one] been taken into con- [consideration] sideration, [side ration] more especially as regards the smaller towns and villages. The very fact of stoppage of daily com- [communication] munication [communication] between those who are sick and theiy [the] medical attendants and friends (very often living widely apart), except, by an express messenger, is sufficient to stamp the measure as oppressive and impracticable. The claim for the post-effice [post-office] servants to be utterly ex- [exempt] empt from work on a Sunday, has again and again been shown to be untenable. House servants, those em- [employed] ployed [played] in bakehouses, inns, zailways, [Railways] hack-horse estab- [stables- establishments] lishments, [establishments] iron manufacturies, [manufacturers] &c., have all a certain amount of work to do on that day. Are the servants of the post-office, who contribute the most to the public convenience with the least sacrifice of thne [the] and. fluid may all be dispensed with by the use of Mr. Paine's likely to cause much public inconvenience-it is carried to be thankful even for a blunder, so long as it is well by a bevy of she has. delight to five 3 labour to themselves, to be made the exception The doings of these 2z'tuous [2z'Tours] meddlers really make one almost regret that some of the customs of our ancestors are not still in use. Old CHaucer [Chaucer] says, that in spring, when the animal spirits are in great activity, nature pricked many of the good people of his time with a longing to go on pilgrimages. Would to heaven the belief in the propitiatory power of such performances still existed What a help it would have been to such men as ASHLEY, PLuUMTRE, [plumed] &c., to get rid of their super- [superabundant] abundant zeal. Their restless spirits would now and then have had a quietus they would have been satisfied with themselves; and the desire to do GoD [God] a service, by inflicting the Jewish Sabbath upon their countrymen, would happily never have entered. their heads. It seems, now, that Ministers, after advising her Majesty to administer this bitter dose of bigotry to her subjects, and after observing the first workings of dis- [disgust] gust whicii [which] (as they predicted) it has occasioned, arc advising us to petition for the rescinding of the order This appears to us very like trying a practical joke ou rather too large a scale to be pleasant. That they have given rope enough to the offenders is most true, but should a Queen and nation be thus trifled with Peiti- [PET- Petitions] tions [tins] moreover, will not truly represent public opinion in a case like this, Thousands who condemn at heart the measure will not like to be brought into collision with those who advocate it, nor ought there to have been u call for them to be so. . SCRAPS OF NEWS. The Boulevards of Paris are being rapidly macadamised. Barricades will shortly be difficult formations. A bird's nest containing five eggs, nearly hatched, was lately found in a waggon laden with cinders, at Keighley. A tomtit's nest was lately found in the hat surmounting a scarecrow placed in a garden near Driffield, Yorkshire. The house in which Robert Burns, the poet, lived and died, in Dumfries, will be sold by auction on the 3d of next month, General Garibaldi, so recently the defender of Rome against the French invaders, arrived in Liverpool, 1 Saturday, from Gibraltar. It has been determined that the clothing of regiments shall remain with the colonels, and that no alteration shall be made in the present system o army agency. The Annual National Archery Meeting hitherto held at York and Derby, will take place this year in Warrender Park, Edinburgh, in the month of July. The American correspondent of the Daily News says that the Rechester [Chester] knockers have come to New York, and now converse with ghosts for a dollar a ticket. Mr. Alderman Carden and Mr. Caldecott were on Mon- [Monday] day last unanimously elected by the Livery of London as sheriffs for the year ensuing. An old bachelor, residing in Moulton parish, keeps no fewer than thirty cats. The animals at night rove tor miles over the surrounding fields, in search of young game and vermin. From. Southey's Life, it appears that at one time he received an offer from Mr. Walter, of the Times, to become editor of that journal, with a salary of 2,000 per annum. He declined the post. Mr. Theobald's stag-hounds, which have contributed so largely to the sports of our winter season for the last three years, we hear with regret have just been seld [sold] to some. foreign nobleman.-Cheltenkam [nobleman.-Cheltenham] Looker-on. The Carmarthen Journal says that a mastiff bitch, Belonging to a farmer near Cardigan, has regularly suckled. and tended four young pigs, in the stead of her own pup- [puppies] pies, which had' been drowned, It was stated in the Court of Chancery on Monday even- [evening] ing, that the Vice-chancellor of England is in a state which excites serious alarm in his family. He had reached Picca- [Pic- Piccadilly] dilly en his way to court, but was compelled to return. Baron James Rothschild and his lady, and Baron Natha- [That- Nathaniel] niel [neil] Rothschild and his lady, arrived in London on Tuesd yv [Tuesday yv] afternoon from Paris, to be present at the marriage of Baron Meyer Rothschild, which took place on Wednesday. A paper relates that a few days since, ata [at] place ealled [called] Puy, [Put] in the department of the Eure, [Ere] while the bride, Bricegrnom [Bridegroom] and guests at a wedding party were dancins, [dancing] the bride swdtitely [definitely] stageered, [steerage] felf [self] Into the arms of her partner, and expired a minute or two afterwa [after] The legislature of Connecticut is composed of 115 farmers, 23 lawyers, 26 merchants, 1 printer, 2 clergymen, 1 clockmaker, 11 manufacturers, 12 physicians, 3 mariners, 4 mechanics. 2 coopers, 1 butcher, 1 shoemaker, 3 teachers, and 3 tanners. The Sherborne Journal says that a young man named Toogood has lost the use of his right arm, from a violent electric shock given to him by a person who was deliverin [delivery] a lecture on electricity and galvanism, in the Natioral [National] School Room at Wookey. The Weekly Chronicle announces that the services of Mir. Henry Mayhew, author of the series of lettors [letters] on the cvr [car car] dition [edition] of the metropolitan poor, published by the Jornada [Canada] Chronicle, are likely to be engaged by the Home Secret v in connection with the contemplated commission for the census of 1851. A. boy;.scven [boy;.seven] years old, the son ofa [of] farmer named M r- Bouse, [Bourse] living at Doncaster, died last week from tet. [te] us caused, in theopinion [the opinion] of his medical attendants, by inflamn [inflamed] x- tion [ion] of the membranes of the brain and spine, arising 1 a cold which he had caught by wading in ditches, wh Je playing truant from school, and then concealing from is parents that his feet were wet. According to the American papers, Mrs. Swissh [Swiss] who had acquired some celebrity as an editor, has tured [cured] eongressional [aggression] reporter, and is now one of the lions ef the senate chamber. The New Englander says The ld reporters eye her askance, and do not seem to relish sicin [sin] en intrusion upon their gallery; but she don't care ier [er] them. We regret to announce the death of Lord Cantilurc, [Candle] eidest [eldest] son of the Earl and Countess Delawarr. [Delaware] His Le 3- ship had been for some days suffering from rhoumatic [Rheumatic] tev., [Rev] which at last attacked the brain, and proved fatal ii the course of Tuesday. Lord Cantilupe, [Candle] who was in his year, sat in-parhament [in-Parliament] for several years, first for Helst [Held] asafterwards [as afterwards] for Lewes.-7 anes. [ans] Dr. Gutzlaff, [Itself] who is preaching at Berlin and at Pots on behalf of the Chinese lately introduced #10 the closing prayer of the service at the garrison church f the latter place, besides the name of the King and Reyai [Repair] Family, a supplication for his' Emperor of China, and the ministers and people of that nation. It is the ii -3 time a prayer for a Pagan ruler was ever offered up, py name at least, in a German Evangelical church. D . Gutzlaff [Itself] expresses a confident hope that the Emperor Japan will become converted to Christianity.-Times Cu. - respondence. [respondent] TIpPLInG [Tippling] IN NoRway.- [Norway.- Norway] Notwithstanding the succ [such s that has attended the labours of Mr. Anderson. the temperance advocate, it appears by the official excis [excise i- turns that the consumption of spirits in Norway excessive. By the returns between October, 1849, si April, 1850, there appears to have been distilled and ex duty to have been paid upon no less than 7,700,000 q 1iics [q orcs] of ardent spirit-a tolerable quantity for a population nus [nus] bering [being] only 1,400,000.-Daily News. FATAL ACCIDENT aT THE PHILANTHROPIC - On Tuesday, a workshop, on the premises lately eccu, [ecu] ic by the Philanthropic Society, in St, George's Fields, tiin- [tin- London] don-road, [road] suddenly fell with a tremendous crash. Tere [Tree] were several workmen (French polishers) in the shed at th. time, one of whom, aman [man] named Wilson, was ecrushoi [crush] to death, and two others were so much bruised that it wis found necessary to remove them to the hospital. 'Pre Cop FisHERY.-Our [Fisher.-Our] correspondent from Christ'an' writes, on the 7th June, The return of the steamer 'rcm [ram] Hammerfest [Hammer fest] brings us. information up to the 21st They write that the cod fishery on the east coast of in- [unmarked] marken [market] promised to be more than usually productive, xd that in consequence no less than 2,500 boats, mame [name] by 10,000 men, had already passed that port on their way the fishing grounds. -Daily News. MARRIAGE IN Hicu [Hick] Lirr.-On [Lire.-On] 'Fuesday [Tuesday] the marriage f the Hon. and Rev. Geo T. 0. Bridgeman, second son the Earl of bradiord, [Bradford] and Miss Emily Mary Bagot, younss- [yous- youngest] est daughter of the Bishop of Bath and Wells and Lai [La - Harriet Bagot, was solemnised at St. Peter's Chur-, [Cur] Eaton-square. A large circle of relatives attended, to ness the solemnity. The fair bride was accompanied to he youthful ladies as bridesmaids th Ladies Bridgeman and Miss Russell being among t Rumber, [Number] Mrs. GLovER,-This [Glover,-This] veteran actress, unrivalled in her class, is about, after a theatrical career of 53 years, to ti. a benefit at Drury-lane Theatre. During the long pir. [Sir] od. the publie [public] her earnings have been L nerutions [eruptions] of family connexions. Her father, husband, children, and grandchildren, have main depended on her exertions. mew to